Basic studies: Physics Engineering – University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
1987: PhD Physics, University of Antwerp – Great Distinction
20 years’ experience in materials (glass –ceramics and metal alloys) research and characterisation, laboratories in Belgium, SCK/CEN, in Greece (Demokritos Institute–NCSR in Athens), Germany, ITU (Institute for Transuranium Elements –JRC Karlsruhe-European Commission).
Author of 40 scientific papers.
From 2000 on EU Administrator at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Directorate NMPB-Industrial Technologies, Unit D3: Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies.